VA Concealed Carry Class 9/13

Our Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. The course is a complete guide to understanding conflict avoidance and situational awareness; home security and home defense; handgun, shotgun and AR-15 basics; shooting fundamentals; the physiology of violent encounters; the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.

Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate that is recognized as your instructional course for a Virginia Concealed Carry permit. Simply take the certificate, along with your completed Application for Concealed Handgun Permit Form SP-248 to your General District Court to apply.

Check out our USSCA page for more information:

USCCA Courses

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AR-15 training with Yves Edwards

Check out this video of legendary MMA and UFC fighter Yves Edwards working with Yamasaki Academy Woodbridge shooting coach Kenton Givens at the range working on his AR-15 long range skills. Not that Yves needed that much assistance, he was a dead shot with the rifle!

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Virginia Concealed Carry Class

We will be doing a Virginia Concealed Carry and Firearms safety course this Sunday from 1:00-5:00pm.  This course is certified by the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) for Virginia residents to receive their Concealed Carry permit.  Space is limited to reserve your spot today!

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Yamasaki Academy is Open
We are open!

Sort of….

Our county has entered into Phase 2 Re-opening Saturday, June 13th which means we can open back up for business! With limitations. Our plan is to start slow and easy with limited types of small classes. We will slowly build on this as we see good results and as Virginia continues to move through each Phase of Re-opening. To see more information on that plan of attack, please visit our COVID-19 Plan page here:

Check out our schedule page to see what types of classes are being offered as well. This will be changing weekly so be sure to check back often!

Let’s get back to training!

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MMA fighters Christian Esqulin and Zaquane Corbin
Cagezilla 60 this Saturday, Feb 29th

Yamasaki Academy Woodbridge fighters Christian Esquilin and Zaquane Corbin will be fighting on the Cagezilla 60 card this Saturday, February 29th! The event will be at Silver Eagle Group in Ashburn, VA. Get your tickets through InstantSeats here:

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Ron King’s fight now available

Coach Ron King III fought for the first time in Thailand on the Max Muay Thai card last week and we have the fight now available!  Check it out below.  His fight is the last fight on the card.

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Coach Ron will fight on Max Muay Thai card Feb 12
Yamasaki Academy Woodbridge Muay Thai Coach Ron King III will be fighting on the Max Muay Thai card February 12th in Thailand! Check out the website for more information on how to watch it live:
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Yamasaki Springfield Homeschool Program

Homeschool classes are now being offered at our Springfield location!  Contact Coach Kristen Allan at 703-407-3952 for more information about how to register for classes at Yamasaki Academy of Springfield.

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Triangle Choke Instructional

Check out the video above of Coach Joe Cunningham going over a variation for setting up and finishing your triangle chokes.  In this situation he is starting from the full guard position using the traditional method to break the opponents posture and over hook one arm.  From there he uses the old school hip switch drills to trap the arms and tighten the choke without having the make big adjustments.  Watch the video below!

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